Marching for Mother Earth: The People’s Climate March

Waiting for the march to begin; wall separating the Hill School from High Street in Pottstown, PA

My readers probably know that since last year’s election, I have become a bit of an activist.  There are so many things to protest, where is a woman to start?  Women’s issues, healthcare, financial regulations, voter’s rights,  jobs, taxes, the environment . . . and so it goes.  In March I met with a few friends and made a suggestion:  we should hold our own march.  I’m not sure at the time that they believed it would happen, but it did.  With the tremendous support of my husband and a few good friends, we pulled it off.   And so was born the Climate March Pottstown. Continue reading

From barns to birdhouses

IMG_1627This is Jack Jones.  He spent a career as a logistics manager in the corporate world.  Now he buys the useful bits of old Pennsylvania barns and houses and makes one of a kind birdhouses.  We met him a few weeks ago and bought the birdhouse he is holding on the left in the picture above.   It has a glass doorknob from a Victorian era home. Continue reading